these are very special protective gears with lead, but they weigh 22 kilograms. this troop member explains that this will protect the areas of the body that is susceptible to the effects of radiation, for example, the thyroid glands, the internal organs and also the bone marrow. this is an armored vehicle, the chemical reconnaissance vehicle that can go into areas where there is high radiation. this unit with special equipment now found themselves involved in the operation at the power plant. this official of the self-defense force says it was, of course, an operation beyond initial assumptions.